National and state reform of early childhood education and care has increased the demand for a skilled workforce of educators and teachers who support children's early development and learning.

Read more about working in early childhood, including roles and responsibilities, qualification requirements, employment conditions and professional development (some links will take you to the Queensland Government or department websites):

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  • Read the latest news and publications from the Early Childhood Education and Care division - includes past National Quality Framework (NQF) and Education and Care Services (ECS) e-bulletins and QKindy magazine.
  • Subscribe to the A to Z of Early childhood e-newsletter.

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  • Phone helplines, websites and email contacts to help you find more information about Queensland's early childhood education and care services including legislation, regulations and financial help that may be available.
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10 April 2017
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